Chapter 5

Galantamine, a Natural Product for the Treatment of Alzheimer's Disease

Luis Marco and Maria do Carmo Carreiras

Abstract

<p>Galantamine is a natural product that has attracted the interest of a number of researchers in a collaborative effort aimed at designing novel biologically active compounds for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. In this article we review and update the syntheses of racemic and enantiomerically pure galantamine.</p>

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